1952 Topps Mantle sells for $16K

One of the hobby’s signature cards changes hands.

A 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card sold on eBay Friday for $16,100. The #311 card was graded 9.5 by a lesser-known company so it’s actual grade is difficult to determine but it appears to be a solid example of the popular scarce series card.

32 bids were made during the course of the auction with the seller based in suburban Detroit.